Criminal Justice Curriculum

The purpose of the Criminal Justice Section shall be to anticipate, recognize and address such issues of crime, criminology, criminal procedure, correction and the administration of criminal justice as properly come before or should come before the New York State Bar Association.


Upcoming Programs
Being Heard at Hearings: Local Criminal Court Practice Fall 2019

Wednesday, September 11 | Glens Falls
Monday, November 4 | NYC
Friday, November 15 | Utica

Criminal Justice Reform: Effects on DWI Cases
Tuesday, September 17
| Webinar

Handling a DWI Case in New York State | The Nuts and Bolts
Tuesday, September 24 | Long Island
Thursday, October 10 | Albany & Webcast
Wednesday, October 16 | Poughkeepsie
Wednesday, October 23 | Syracuse


Beginner Courses
DWIs, License Implication and Refusals (2019)
Being Heard at Hearings | Local Criminal Court Practice 2019 
Criminal Law for Criminal and Civil Lawyers (2014)
Defending DWI Cases - The Critical Issues (2017)
Public Defense Trainer (2018)


Bridging the Gap Segments
Advising Clients Charged with DWI and Vehicle and Traffic Matters in New York State
Handling a DWI Case in NYS - An Overview of Local Criminal Court Practice
“I’ve Been Arrested” – What To Do When You Get that 3:00 a.m. Call 
Handling a DWI Case in New York State
Plea Bargaining in DWI Cases - Problems and Pitfalls

Part 1: “I’ve Been Arrested” – What To Do When You Get that 3:00 a.m. Call | Part 2: Ethical Issues in Dealing with the Alcoholic Client

Basics of Vehicle and Traffic Law in NYS:  Plea Bargaining, the DMV Point System, Upstate and Downstate Differences, Insurance Considerations 
Client Counseling 101 | What to Do When You Get that 3:00 a.m. Call | Advising Clients Charged with DWI and Vehicle and Traffic Law Matters


Advanced Courses
DWI on Trial – The Big Apple XIX 2019
DWI on Trial - Big Apple XVIII (2018)
Criminal ESI: Electronic Information in Criminal Investigations and Proceedings (2018)
DWI on Trial - Big Apple XVII (2017)

Key Issues in White Collar Criminal Defense (2015)
Cell Phone Forensics for Civil and Criminal Attorneys (2015)


Webinars
New Criminal Discovery Legislation: Lawyers Need to Know (2019)


Publications
Criminal Law and Practice, 2018-2019
Jay Shapiro, Esq. 
Lawrence N. Gray, Esq. 

New York Criminal Practice - 5th Edition
Lawrence N. Gray, Esq. 

The Practice of Criminal Law Under the CPLR - 6th Edition
Hon. Edward M. Davidowitz

Criminal and Civil Contempt - 2nd Edition
Lawrence N. Gray, Esq. 

Criminal Discovery
Lawrence N. Gray, Esq. 


Relevant Book and Form Products of Interest for Criminal Law
Criminal and Civil Contempt, 2nd Edition (Print) 
Criminal and Civil Contempt, 2nd Edition (E-Book)
Criminal Discovery: A Statutory and Appellate Court Analysis (Print) 
Criminal Discovery: A Statutory and Appellate Court Analysis (E-Book) 
Criminal Law (Downloadable Forms) 
PSS: Criminal Law and Practice, 2018-19 (Print Edition) 
PSS: Criminal Law and Practice, 2018-2019 (E-Book) 
Evidentiary Privileges (Grand Jury, Criminal and Civil Trials), 6th Edition (Print) 
Evidentiary Privileges (Grand Jury, Criminal and Civil Trials), 6th Edition (E-Book) 
Legal Writer: Writing It Right (Print) 
Legal Writer: Writing It Right (E-Book) 
New York Criminal Practice, 5th Edition (Print)  
New York Criminal Practice, 5th Edition (E-Book) 
The Practice of Criminal Law Under the CPLR, 6th Edition  


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